Frequent and varied events — such as lectures, art shows and workshops — play an active role in the continuing vitality and momentum of the Center for Western Studies.
Upcoming 2018-2019 Events
|Friday-Saturday, July 27-28||Augustana Academy Days Reunion: Come see a special exhibit of Augustana Academy memorabilia at the Center for Western Studies||Friday: 1 - 5 p.m.; Saturday: 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.|
|Saturday, August 18||Saturdays at CWS: Presentation by world-traveler Tom Dempster||10:30 a.m.|
|Saturday, September 8||Symposium on South Dakota politics and book release for "The Plains Political Tradition," Volume 3||TBD|
|Thursday, September 13||Event with Pulitzer Prize-winning newspaper editor Art Cullen||TBD|
|Friday-Sunday, February 15-17||39th Annual Artists of the Plains Art Show & Sale||TBD|
Friday-Saturday, April 26-27
|51st Dakota Conference: "Health Care in the Northern Plains"||TBD|
Past 2017-2018 Events
|Monday, May 22-Friday, October 27||"Weathered: The Northern Plains Landscape as Shaped by the Elements,"
a gallery exhibition
Monday - Friday: 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.;
|Wednesday, June 7||Reception for "Weathered: The Northern Plains Landscape as Shaped by the Elements," a gallery exhibition featuring the work of 22 regional artists||6:30 - 8:30 p.m.|
|Friday-Saturday, July 28-29||Augustana Academy Days Reunion: Come see a special exhibit of Augustana Academy memorabilia at the Center for Western Studies||Friday: 1 - 5 p.m.; Saturday: 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.|
|Friday, October 13||CWS Afternoons: Augustana University Writer-in-Residence Patrick Hicks talks about Herbert Krause on the occasion of a new edition of "The Thresher"||4 - 5 p.m.|
|Friday, November 3, 2017-Monday, April 16, 2018||"Historic Minnesota Wildlife Artist Roger Preuss," a gallery exhibition||Monday - Friday: 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.;
First Saturday of the month: 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.
|Friday-Sunday, February 16-18||38th Annual Artists of the Plains Art Show & Sale||
Friday: 5 - 9 p.m.; Saturday: 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.;
|Tuesday, March 20||Boe Forum on Public Affairs||7:30 p.m.|
|Friday-Saturday, April 20-21||50th Dakota Conference: "Korea and Vietnam: 25 Years of War in Asia (1950-1975)"||Friday: 7:45 a.m. - 8 p.m.;
Saturday: 7:30 a.m. - 2:45 p.m.